Italian Herb Crusted Cheese Pizza

Pizza crust seasoned with herbs and butter makes a delicious base for a cheese pizza.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury® refrigerated classic pizza crust
2
tablespoons butter, softened
1 1/4
teaspoons dried basil leaves
1 1/4
teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1
cup pizza sauce
1 1/2
cups shredded Italian cheese blend (6 oz)
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease large dark or nonstick cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. Unroll dough on cookie sheet. Press out dough to 15x10-inch rectangle.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix butter, 1 teaspoon of the basil leaves and 1 teaspoon of the oregano leaves. Spread over dough. Bake 7 minutes; remove from oven.
  • 3 Spread pizza sauce evenly over partially baked crust; sprinkle with cheeses, remaining 1/4 teaspoon basil and 1/4 teaspoon oregano leaves.
  • 4 Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease large dark or nonstick cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. Unroll dough on cookie sheet. Press out dough to 15x10-inch rectangle.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix butter, 1 teaspoon of the basil leaves and 1 teaspoon of the oregano leaves. Spread over dough. Bake 7 minutes; remove from oven.
  • 3 Spread pizza sauce evenly over partially baked crust; sprinkle with cheeses, remaining 1/4 teaspoon basil and 1/4 teaspoon oregano leaves.
  • 4 Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Did you know? Pillsbury has a gluten free pizza dough.

Don't have any Cheddar cheese on hand? You can prepare with all Italian cheese blend.

If you only want the crust to have an herb flavor, omit the herbs that are sprinkled on top of the pizza.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
840mg
840%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.